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Cooper, Anthony Ashley (1801-1885) 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, philanthropist

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Alternative name(s):
  • Shaftesbury, 7th Earl of (Also known as)
Surname: Cooper
Forenames: Anthony Ashley
Gender: Male
Date: 1801-1885
Title: 7th Earl of Shaftesbury
Biography: ODNB link for Cooper, Anthony Ashley (1801-1885) 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, philanthropist
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275431 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P136744 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Anthony Ashley Cooper
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1160-1866: Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury and successors: Papers
The National Archives, Kew
2
1826-1885: corresp and papers
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See HMC Papers of British politicians 1782-1900, 1989
3
1825-85: diaries, misc corresp and papers
University of Southampton Library
NRA 25761 Ashley-Cooper

See HMC Papers of British politicians 1782-1900, 1989
4
letters (10) to Lord Aberdare
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
5
1843-54: corresp with Lord Aberdeen
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
letters to Sir Thomas Dyke Acland
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 14687 Acland
7
1829-57: corresp with Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
8
1841-85: letters to Matthew Balme
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford
NRA 40333 Bradford Lib
9
1838-54: letters to Francis Bonham
British Library, Manuscript Collections
10
1870-1885: letters (29) to Lord Cairns
The National Archives
11
c1833-85: corresp with Sir Edwin Chadwick
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 21653 Chadwick
12
1868-70: letters to Earl of Clarendon
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 6302
13
letters (238) to Frances Cobbe
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
14
1852-80: letters (53) to Benjamin Disraeli
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 842 Disraeli
15
c1833-46: letters to Stanley Lees Giffard
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 6238 Giffard
16
1835-85: corresp with WE Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
1848-69: corresp with 3rd Earl Grey
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 6228 Grey
18
1853-85: letters (40) to Lord Harrowby
Harrowby Manuscripts Trust
NRA 1561 Ryder
19
1867-79: letters to George Howell
Bishopsgate Institute
NRA 10204 Howell
20
1882-85: corresp with Lord Kimberley
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 1274 Wodehouse
21
1876-77: corresp with Lord Kinnaird
Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services
NRA 33180

See NRA(S)3185
22
1858-66: corresp with Lord Lytton
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 4598
23
1871-84: letters (c22) to AJ Mundella
Sheffield University Library
NRA 6510
24
1830-65: letters to Lord Palmerston
University of Southampton Library
NRA 12889
25
1841-49: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
26
1836-79: corresp with EB Pusey
Pusey House Library
NRA 19807 Pusey House coll
27
1836-78: corresp with Lord John Russell
The National Archives
28
1868-69: letters to Edward Stanhope
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
29
1856-87: corresp with AC Tait
Lambeth Palace Library
NRA 8476 Tait
30
1838-42: letters (c10) to Duke of Wellington
University of Southampton Library
NRA 20085
31
1847-70: letters to Samuel Wilberforce
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 7132 Wilberforce
32
1822-82: corresp (31 items)
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
See Guide 1980, p21
33
1830-70: corresp
University of Southampton Library
See HMC Papers of British politicians 1782-1900, 1989
34
1842: letter (1) to George Rylands
Wellcome Collection

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